Remembering Henny Penny’s Jack Cobb

Jack Cobb, former president and CEO of foodservice equipment manufacturer Henny Penny, passed away on Nov. 20, 2105. He was 83 years old.

Cobb started at Henny Penny in 1959, becoming the company’s fourth employee. He became vice president in 1970. Four years later Cobb and his business partner purchased the company. In 1985, he became the sole owner of Henny Penny and served as president and CEO through 1996.

Cobb is survived by his wife Betty; children: Rodney, Jeff and Steve, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests consideration of the following: Hospice of Dayton and Lightnings of God Ministries, PO Box 367, Eaton, Ohio 45320.

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